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#AudienceMatters Part IV: My First Microcast

I read about microcasting in Bill Ferriter‘s latest blog: Microcast #001: Publish > Polish. In his blog, Bill credits Aaron Davis for the idea of reflecting thru these brief, audio segments. Bill’s first microcasted topic was about blogging. Thanks to Bill and Aaron, I’m trying something new (to me). This strategy Read more…


#AudienceMatters Part III: More Than Hashtags

Think About This: What is one of your passions? Now: What would you do if that passion was taken away from you? I’m passionate about archiving and sharing resources for education. For the last five years, I’ve been tweeting examples from learning spaces and real life experiences, and hashtagging them Read more…


#AudienceMatters Part II: Viewers, Followers, Friends

Birthed in a simple conversation among friends, #AudienceMatters has grown into a fascinating investigation of social media’s effect on genuine learning, educator authenticity, and the learner’s WHY. Here’s the #AudienceMatters journey so far: October 5, 2017–Kyle Hamstra writes: #AudienceMatters December 24, 2017–Bill Ferriter writes: Audience Doesn’t Matter January 6, 2018–Bill Read more…


Top 5 #HamstraHighlights of 2017

What an incredible ride so far! I’ve been reflecting through #HamstraHighlights for about thirteen months now, and the experience has been truly rewarding. I’m grateful to George Couros for getting me started, and I’m also grateful to several who have guided me along the way, including Dr. Steven Weber, Bill Read more…


#AudienceMatters

Does audience matter? When composing a presentation for a specific group–Yes. But what about your tweets, blogs, and professional postings on social media? Does audience matter there? At a recent edcamp, I watched two, well-respected educators I really admire openly disagree about the importance of an educator’s audience online. In Read more…